Inova is seeking a PRN Health Educator 3 to support the Inova Healthy Plate Club, a program that helps children and their families learn about the importance of healthy eating and physical activity. By teaching kids about healthy nutrition through hands-on cooking lessons, creative taste tests and fun activities, the Inova Healthy Plate Club aims to decrease obesity rates among low-income children grades K-8 in Fairfax and Loudoun counties and the City of Alexandria.
The Health Educator 3 will teach virtual classes from home until in-person instruction resumes. The virtual classes will primarily be held during the day on Monday, with some teaching opportunities on the weekends or late afternoons during the week. Once in-person classes resume, the Health Educator will teach in the after-school timeframe at sites in Loudoun, Fairfax, and the City of Alexandria.
The role is approximately 5 - 7 hours a week when classes are in session, with the potential to increase hours as the program grows.
Candidates should be passionate about working with kids, and educating them about health, cooking and nutrition. The ideal candidate will have experience educating kids and/or providing health education in a group setting.
Provides the highest quality learning environment and education for care management, community and workplace health education classes and programs. Maintains professional status to ensure the highest quality educational programs. Performs necessary administrative functions in accordance with educational program policies.
Internal Number: 58044BR
About Inova Health System
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. At Inova, more than 16,000 employees demonstrate their commitment every day to providing the community with expert, world-class, compassionate patient care.